Wellington Albert

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Wellington Albert
Personal information
Born (1993-09-03) September 3, 1993 (age 21)
Papua New Guinea
Height 194 cm[1]
Weight 104 kg[2]
Playing information
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2014 Penrith Panthers 0 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013 Papua New Guinea 1 1 0 0 4
Source: [3]

Wellington Albert (born 3 September 1993) is an Papua New Guinean rugby league player who represented his country in the 2013 World Cup. In 2014, he started an economics degree at the University of Western Sydney.[4]

Playing career[edit]

He was playing for the Lae Bomber Lae Tigers in PNG as a winger.[5] He is currently playing for the Penrith Panthers after signing a two-year contract which will end at the end of the 2015 season. Wellington is one of the first Papua New Guinean youngsters from schoolboys rugby league to make his way up to professional Rugby League, known as NRL,with the help of rugby league legend Phil Gould, who is currently associated with the Penrith Panthers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Penrith sign giant PNG youngster with size 15 feet, Michael Chammas, Sydney Morning Herald, dated 3 February 2014.
  2. ^ Penrith sign giant PNG youngster with size 15 feet, Michael Chammas, Sydney Morning Herald, dated 3 February 2014.
  3. ^ Wellington Albert rugbyleagueproject.org
  4. ^ Penrith sign giant PNG youngster with size 15 feet, Michael Chammas, Sydney Morning Herald, dated 3 February 2014.
  5. ^ http://www.news.com.au/sport/nrl/every-player-for-every-team-who-will-be-playing-in-the-2013-rugby-league-world-cup/story-fndujljl-1226745133271